Definition of Elaeagnaceae

1. Noun. Shrubs or small trees often armed.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Elaeagnaceae

El Greco
El Iskandriyah
El Libertador
El Misti
El Muerto
El Nino
El Nino southern oscillation
El Niño
El Paso
El Qahira
El Salvador
El Salvadoran colon
El Salvadoran monetary unit
El Tel
El Tor vibrio
Elaeagnaceae (current term)
Elaeagnus augustifolia
Elaeagnus commutata
Elaeagnus latifolia
Elaeis guineensis
Elaeis oleifera
Elaeocarpus grandis
Elaeophora schneideri
Elagatis bipinnulata

Literary usage of Elaeagnaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Elaeagnaceae Lindi. Nat. Syst. Ed. 2, 194. 1836. OLEASTER FAMILY. Shrubs or trees, mostly silvery-scaly, or stellate-pubescent, with entire alternate or ..."

2. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa Gray, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson, Merritt Lyndon Fernald (1908)
"Elaeagnaceae (OLEASTER FAMILT) Shrubs or small trees, with silvery-scurfy leaves and perfect or ... Elaeagnaceae ..."

3. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun, F. W. Oliver (1895)
"In the Elaeagnaceae the cup- shaped receptacle persists as an envelope around the fruit, and becoming succulent Fig. 427. ..."

4. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter (1903)
"Ovule and seed erect : plants with scales. Fam. 2. Elaeagnaceae. ... Elaeagnaceae Lindl. OLEASTER FAMILY. 1. ELAEAGNUS L. Free portion of the hypanthium ..."

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